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Larry Weber, President
Ben Campbell, Interim Vice President
Linda Dickens, Interim Secretary/Treasurer
Charles Drane, Director
Michael Page, Director
Kurt Herrington, Director

Will Brule, Director
    
Lisa Denton, ED Director
Terry Johnson, ED Project Manager

 
   
NOTICE OF MEETING 
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD
September 22, 2020

11:30 A.M.

City Hall Council Chambers
504 N Queen St.
Palestine, TX

 
 
Notice is hereby given in accordance with Order of the Governor issued March 16, 2020, the Palestine Economic Development Corporation will conduct its meeting by telephone/video conference in order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings (also called "social distancing") to slow the spread of the COVID-19. There will be public access to the location described above. All attendees are required to wear a mask or face covering.

Zoom Link:
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Meeting ID: 844 6977 3730
Passcode: 409723

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The public will be permitted to submit public comments electronically as provided by the agenda and as permitted by the presiding officer during the meeting.
 
             
A.  
CALL TO ORDER
 
B.   PROPOSED CHANGES OF AGENDA ITEMS
 
C.   PUBLIC COMMENTS
Members of the public may submit their comments by completing the required Request to Speak form by using the weblink below. All comments submitted by 11:00 a.m., the day of the meeting will be read during the meeting. All comments must be no more than five minutes in length.
http://cityofpalestinetx.com/government/city-secretary/policies-forms/request-to-speak/
 
D.   CONFLICT OF INTEREST DISCLOSURES
 
E.   ITEMS FROM BOARD
 
F.   DIRECTOR'S REPORT Click to View
G.   DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS
1.   Consider approval of the following PEDC Minutes:
a. August 20, 2020 Board Meeting
b. August 31, 2020 Special Meeting
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2.   Consider approval of August 2020 Financial Statements Click to View
3.   Discuss and take action to confirm the appointment of McCall, Parkhurst & Horton as Bond Counsel for PEDC by Resolution and authorize President to execute engagement letter, as approved by PEDC Counsel Click to View
4.   Discuss and take action regarding the following PEDC Downtown Grant Projects:
a. Compliance review of Timothy Triplett project 
b. Compliance review of Martha Hunt project
c. Compliance review of M Craig Allen-First Class Renovations
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5.   Discuss and take action regarding the following PEDC Performance Agreements:
a. Amended Economic Development Performance Agreement with The Overlook Lifestyle Apt. Homes LLC
b. Economic Development Performance Agreement with Tahwahkaro Distilling Co
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6.   Discuss and take action regarding TIRZ Consulting Services with TXP Click to View
7.   Discuss and take action regarding potential Public-Private Partnership with broadband provider Click to View
8.   Discuss and take action regarding PEDC Budget for FY 2021
 
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H.   CLOSED SESSION
The Board will go into Closed Session pursuant to Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapter D.
1.   Section 551.087 deliberation regarding Economic Development negotiations
a. Discussion regarding Prospect 1001
b. Discussion regarding Prospect 1008
c. Discussion regarding Prospect 1009
I.   RECONVENE IN REGULAR SESSION
 
1.   Take any action necessary regarding Prospect 1001 Click to View
2.   Take any action necessary regarding Prospect 1008 Click to View
3.   Take any action necessary regarding Prospect 1009 Click to View
J.   ADJOURNMENT
 
I certify that the above Notice of Meeting was posted at the main entrance of the Palestine Economic Development Corporation located at 100 Willow Creek Parkway, Suite A, Palestine, Texas, in compliance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code on Friday, September 18, 2020, at 5:45 p.m.

Lisa Denton, Economic Development Director
 
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) PERSONS IN NEED OF SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHALL, CONTACT THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE VIA EMAIL AT therrera@palestine-tx.org or 903-731-8414.

    

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